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Appointments & Nominations, November 14, 1985

Appointment of Joseph A. Latham, Jr., as Staff Director of the Commission on Civil Rights

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Joseph A. Latham, Jr., to be Staff Director of the Commission on Civil Rights. He will succeed Linda Chavez Gersten.

Since 1983 Mr. Latham has been serving as Chief Counsel at the National Labor Relations Board. Previously he was an attorney with the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky and Walker of Atlanta, GA, and Los Angeles, CA, in 1976 - 1983.

He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1973) and Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1976). He is married and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born September 16, 1951, in Kinston, NC.

Nomination of Thomas A. Bolan To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas A. Bolan to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, United States International Development Cooperation Agency, for a term expiring December 17, 1988. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Bolan has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation since March 2, 1982. He is counsel to the law firm of Saxe, Bacon, and Bolan in New York City. He joined the firm, then Saxe, Bacon and O'Shea, in 1959 as an associate and became a partner in 1960 and counsel in 1972.

He graduated from St. John's University (B.A., LL.D.). He is married, has five children, and resides in Flushing, NY. He was born May 30, 1924, in Lynn, MA.

Designation of John R. Trice as a Member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to designate John R. Trice to be a member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Inc., for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Trice is in the private practice of law in Carrollton, TX. He is a member of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States and serves on the national executive committee and the building committee. He is former chairman of the Central Texas Salvation Army Advisory Committee and former member of the board of directors of the Dallas County Mental Health Association.

He has two children and resides in Carrollton, TX. He was born September 28, 1932, in Houston, TX.

Appointment of Carol A. Morrow as a Delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Carol A. Morrow to be a delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business. This is a new position.

Ms. Morrow is owner of C&M Consultants, real estate consultants, in Burbank, CA. Previously she was vice president of Betty Zane Corp. in San Dimas, CA. Ms. Morrow has also served on the board of trustees of the California Agriculture Foundation.

She graduated from the University of Alabama (B.A., 1962). She has one child and resides in Burbank, CA. She was born September 10, 1939, in Miami, FL.

Appointment of Susan Schiffer Stautberg as a Member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Susan Schiffer Stautberg to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars. This is a new position.

Mrs. Stautberg is director of communications for Touche Ross & Co. in New York City. Previously, she served as executive assistant to the president of Morgan Stanley & Co. in 1980 - 1982; vice president of Fraser Associates, Washington, DC, in 1980; director of communications, McNeil Consumer Products Co., in Fort Washington, PA, in 1978 - 1980; and Director of Communications, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 1976 - 1978. She was a White House fellow in 1974 - 1975.

Mrs. Stautberg graduated from Wheaton College (B.A., 1967) and George Washington University (M.A., 1970). She is married, has one child, and resides in New York, NY. She was born November 9, 1946, in Bryn Mawr, PA.

Appointment of Four Members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education for terms expiring September 30, 1988:

Richard O. Brinkman is a reappointment. He is president emeritus, Clark Technical College, in Springfield, OH. Mr. Brinkman has also served as president of the Ohio College Association. He is married, has two children, and resides in Springfield, OH. Mr. Brinkman graduated from Wittenberg University (B.A.), Kent State University (M.A.), and the Harvard Institute for Educational Management. He was born February 8, 1926, in Springfield, OH.

Morris Hadley Mills is a reappointment. He is currently a State senator in Indianapolis, IN, (1973-present) and a partner in Mills Brothers Farms (1962-present). Since 1973 Mr. Mills has served on higher education, secondary, and elementary committees in the Indiana senate. Mr. Mills is married, has three children, and resides in Indianapolis, IN. He was born September 25, 1927, in West Newton, IN.

Indiana Retana would succeed W. Hughes Brockbank. She has been president of Conroy's Florist in Bell, CA, since 1982. Previously, Ms. Retana has worked in management capacities with the engineering firms of EON Corp. (1977 - 1979) and Bechtel Corp. (1972 - 1975). She graduated from West Los Angeles College, 1980. Ms. Retana has one child and resides in Los Angeles, CA. She was born May 6, 1949, in Managua, Nicaragua.

Donald L. Smith would succeed David O. Martin. He is currently an assemblyman in Anchorage, AK (1975-present); owner of a printing business; and publisher of the Alaska Register. He served as a representative in the State legislature in 1965 - 1969. Mr. Smith has four children and resides in Anchorage, AK. He was born March 14, 1939, in Anchorage, AK.

Nomination of Truman McGill Hobbs To Be a Member of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

November 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Truman McGill Hobbs to be a member of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 1991. This is a reappointment.

Since 1980 Mr. Hobbs has been serving as U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama. Previously he had a private law practice in Alabama, 1949 - 1980, and during that time he served as president of the Alabama Bar Association, 1970 - 1971; the Montgomery Bar Association, 1965 - 1966; and the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, 1964 - 1965.

Mr. Hobbs graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1942) and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1948). He is married, has four children, and resides in Montgomery, AL. Mr. Hobbs was born February 8, 1921, in Selma, AL.